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More evidence of tool use among fish

Tool use among fish is more common than previously thought, say researchers from Macquarie University.

While tool use is inherently difficult underwater, especially for creatures without hands, researchers observed that fish have developed many ingenious solutions.

Many species of wrasse, for example, use anvils to smash open shell fish and other difficult-to-handle prey.

Read more at Macquarie University

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